Charles Owino Removed as Police Spokesperson

Charles Owino Removed as Police Spokesperson

The latest changes in the National Police Service (NPS) announced by the inspector general of police Hillary Mutyambai has affected the Police Spokesperson Charles Owino.

The Police Service is now looking for a new Spokesperson after the dauntless Charles Owino was transferred to the Kenya National Focal Point on small arms and Light Weapons (KNFP) on May 8, 2021, and named the deputy director.
The KNFP was established in 2003, establishing a focal point secretariat with a focal point committee bringing together government and civil society.

The office of the Inspector General of Police is looking for the best suited candidate to fill the boots of Charles Owino who served as the National police Spokesperson.

The changes comes just two months after Charles Owino declared his interest in the Siaya gubernatorial seat come 2022 general elections.

In 2015, Owino was in charge of Security in the Kisumu county government, before that he had served as the Officer Commanding Police Division (OCPD) in Njoro up to 2013.

As the Spokesperson of Police he served as the second director of communication in the new dispensation of National Police Service under the first director of communication who is DCI Boss George Kinoti.
When reached for his comment on the ongoing developments, Owino refused to comment.

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